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Four candidates to be interviewed next week for Oldsmar city clerk job

OLDSMAR

Interviews for 4 candidates for clerk next week

Four people want to succeed Lisa Lene, the longtime city clerk who resigned last month to join her husband in Missouri. They are:

• Brittany C. Bass, a city management analyst since March 2007.

• Kathy Horvath, the interim city clerk and Lene's assistant clerk since December 2000.

• Laura Mataluni, who has worked in the city's leisure services department since 2004.

• Ann Elizabeth Stephan, the city's communications specialist and administrative assistant since 2007.

Candidates will be interviewed next week. The clerk's job pays $55,802.24 a year.

LARGO

Woman accused of biting child

A 23-year-old woman was arrested Monday, accused of biting a child on the arm and face when the boy refused to stop riding his bicycle. Angela J. Padovani, of 2889 Whispering Drive N, was charged with felony child abuse. According to Largo police, Padovani bit the child twice about 4 p.m. Sunday after he threw a temper tantrum when she took him off his bike. Police did not disclose the relationship between Padovani and the child, but reported that the boy said he was afraid of her and wanted to go live with "Papa." The child, who is 5, told four people Padovani had bitten him, police said. The child was removed from the home by child protection investigators. On Tuesday, Padovani was being held in the Pinellas County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.

TARPON SPRINGS

Pre-show primer on Wagner opera

Before catching Richard Wagner's Gotterdammerung (or Twilight of the Gods) at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, it could help to catch up with the opera's story at a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. It's free. The opera will be performed starting next week on April 16. For more details, go to www.tarponarts.com.

NORTH REDINGTON BEACH

Dinner-auction aids Seabird Sanctuary

The Wildlife Art Silent Auction and Dinner, a fundraiser to help the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Wine Cellar Restaurant, 17307 Gulf Blvd. in North Redington Beach. The event will feature silent auction items for bidding, items for sale and a dinner with live music. The cost is $45. All proceeds benefit the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary. For information on how to donate items or purchase tickets, contact Michelle Simoneau at (727) 391-2473.

Correction

A moderator, rather than an arbitrator, will give a nonbinding opinion in a contract dispute between Largo and its fire union. A story last week was incorrect on this point.

Four candidates to be interviewed next week for Oldsmar city clerk job 04/06/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 7:24pm]
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